The following are researched and reviewed medicinal purposes for dank green buds:
* Alzheimer's disease * Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis * Chronic Pain * Diabetes mellitus * Dystonia * Fibromyalgia * Gastrointestinal disorders * Gliomas * Hepatitis C * Human Immunodeficiency Virus *
* Hypertension * Incontinence * Methicillin-resistant Staphyloccus aureus (MRSA) * Multiple sclerosis * Osteoporosis * Pruritus * Rheumatoid arthritis * Sleep apnea * Tourette's syndrome * and many others
(Source - norml.org//index.cfm?Group_ID=7002)
To end heinous vivisection, required by USDA regulation to precede clinical trials for pharmaceuticals, we do well to see the miracle herb as a powerful ally. Phillip Morris (and Kraft) is owned by Altria Group. Their tests are sometimes perverse - Inserting electrodes into dogs' penises to measure the effect of cigarette smoke on sexual performance. - and they just built the Center for Research & Technology (@ 601 E Jackson St, Richmond, VA (804) 335-2090) despite a PETA campaign urging Richmond's Mayor to rescind the proposal. If people can smoke as much weed as they desire, which studies indicate reduces the risk of cancer in cigarette smokers, then who would want tobacco?
Raw vegan organic lifestyle leaves very little need for western medicine. Truly, the most common debilitating and fatal diseases are remedied with food and hugs not drugs. A naturopathic routine might include marijuana relief and no harm is done to anyone. And rather than smoking grass, it can also be vaporized, eaten raw or infused in tea. Personal experience has brought me to understand that heating over about 140 degrees changes the chemical composition and results in psychoactive stoniness.
That psychoactive effect can be considered psychologically addictive, although neither heated nor unheated is physically addictive, in the sense that it leads to death by overdose or occurring during withdraw. I recall being warned by everyday smokers, years ago, that I wouldn't get high if I ate raw buds. I do not know of scientific evidence that confirms or refutes it, yet I've had both and prefer the raw experience because the mental alteration was more positive.
For external malignancies the tetra-hydra-chlorine (THC) oil can be extracted and applied topically to remove cancer as well as other impurities. This oil is also effective for internal treatment of malignant tumors among a myriad of other ailments. A good resource for information about these statements is documented in a video on www.phoenixtears.ca.
For the naturalist it's important to realize that without the illegalization of cannabis the cotton (Petrochemical Farming), nylon (Petrochemical Rope), and wood pulp to paper (Petrochemical Processed) industries would never have been able to compete with Hemp which did it all without petrochemicals. The land would not have been extensively poisoned, eroded and deforested to near the extent that it has been.
"Pot toxicity does not exist" is stated in the fine print at the bottom of that chart.
Thanks to the puritanical vegan straightedge kids for inspiring the authoring of this article. You reserve the right to self-righteously defend "your" movement by attacking otherwise allies who wouldn't entirely conform to your belief system. Here are leads to investigate before intensifying your resistance against pot users who also live for the liberation of all life from unnecessary suffering. May the Love of our Earthly Mother and Heavenly Father be our motive always- XMX -